News 2010

BYU prof helps slow down light with a silicon chip --

"A tiny optical device built into a silicon chip has achieved the slowest light propagation on a chip to date, reducing the speed of light by a factor of 1,200 in a study reported in Nature Photonics (published online September 5 and in the November print issue)."

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Virus-detecting 'lab on a chip' developed by BYU researchers --

"A team of BYU engineers and chemists has created an inexpensive silicon microchip that reliably detects viruses, even at low concentrations. It’s another step toward the goal of enabling physicians and lab technicians to use small chips to test their patients’ samples for specific proteins or viruses."

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New virus-detecting lab on a chip gets even better --

"A team of engineers and chemists at Brigham Young University has created a silicon microchip they say can reliably detect specific proteins or viruses from even small samples at low concentrations."

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IMMERSE documentary to be broadcast on BYU Television --

"A documentary highlighting the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering's IMMERSE program will air on BYU Television Jan. 12 at 11 p.m. and again Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m."

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